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97% engineers aspire for a job in IT and core engineering

However, only 18.43% employable in IT & 7.49% in core engineering

Inspired by Mumbai dabbawalas, NDMC opens canteen by women

Trained women will make home-cooked food starting at Rs 40 per tiffin on a regular working-day basis

My Budget: Vir Das

It seems an 'eager to please' Budget, says the actor

My Budget: Gaurav Kapoor

The VJ and anchor says development of super-cities is a highlight of the Budget

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Expect high drama in the title match

If recent history is any indication, the final between Germany and Argentina could surprise fans with something strange and compelling

Many sacrifices but few perks for World Cup volunteers

Volunteers find reasons to complain - from housing to meals and match tickets

Giving onions the chop

Master chefs from across country suggest pocket friendly and easy recipes that don't feature expensive onion

Nissan Sunny Act II

In its new version, the roomy Sunny looks younger while offering the practical benefits that had once made it the Japanese company's bestselling ...

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A bungalow in south Mumbai

After the Jamshyd Godrej family reportedly acquired Homi Bhabha's bungalow, buyers are on the lookout for more such houses. The thrill lies in ...

Luxury on the dining table

An upcoming exhibition offers unique sculptures, dinnerware, objets d'art and antiques

Home break hotels

With young holidayers checking into luxury resorts in their city, staycations are fast becoming a popular trend

Monet's water lilies fetches record $54 mn

Monet, considered the founder of Impressionistic style of painting, executed the work at the famous lily pond in his garden in Givency

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The fault in our DNA

In his 2007 book, A Farewell to Alms, the economic historian Gregory Clark argued that the English came to rule the world largely because their ...

Hemingway's novel reissued with alternate opening

Contestants on Jeopardy! this week were asked to identify the book that opens with this line: "Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion ...

Bombers' early light

The Arsenal of Democracy, the Ford Motor Company and its production of the B-24 Liberator heavy bomber take centre stage

The fall and rise of developing countries

The book is packed with theory, policy and data, based on which several issues are analysed with broad sweep and outstanding depth

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Nilanjana S Roy

Nilanjana S Roy: Jamil Ahmad and the last frontiers
Nilanjana S Roy

"[Jamil Ahmad] wrote about the [frontier] tribes with such humanity, not seeking to explain them to us, but trying to make us see that we were ...

Malavika Sangghvi

Sleeping on the job
Malavika Sangghvi

"I have just got official communication that what the Congress VP was doing was something that is aligned to our policy. We don't define it as ...

Alok Chandra

Award winning Indian wines
Alok Chandra

Fratelli 'The Glass House' 2011, a classic Bordeaux blend, has been created exclusively for The Glass House, a new 'deli-bistro-bar' in

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Date with destiny in Brasilia

One has to concede that Germany has looked like the most complete outfit in the tournament

Chess (#1104)

The former world champion is running for President against the incumbent Kirsan Illyumzhinov

It's all white and all aflutter at Wimbledon

The All England Club tightens its dress code and the players feel they've gone a little too far

Chess (#1103)

In effect, Hou Yifan turned the 12-player GP event at Lopota, Georgia into a fight for second place.The world champion, who has just turned 20, ...

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Curvaceous Swede

The Volvo XC60 is a pretty car that sports a powerful engine. However, it is let down by a sluggish automatic gear box

A car for all moods

The new Audi S4 looks nice and genteel and suitable for rush-hour commuting. But the author finds that it is equally at home on speed tracks

Going one better

Nissan's affordable hatchback Go, especially made for India, is a mixed bag of good drive quality and bad fitments

Vroom and sting

The Scorpio is a versatile vehicle that was in the news recently when Mahindra and Mahindra offered it as the prime minister's official car

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The sound of India

Two men have set up an archive of Indian music and theatre as well as recorded speeches of historical figures

The dilemma of ethics

In the Ramayana, after the battle has been won and Ravana vanquished, the epic instead of winding down to a happy ending throws up a dilemma. ...

History in miniatures

200 objects including Shah Jahan's recipe book, a rare photograph of Bahadur Shah Zafar and the earliest Indian Atlas have been brought to Delhi ...